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Beringer Howell Mtn. Bancroft Ranch Merlot (loose capsules) 1997

Merlot from Howell Mountain, Napa Valley, California
  • WS 93
  • RP 92
  • ST 91
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Winemaker Notes

One of the top Merlots in the world, this wine has a quality that can only be described as all-around richness. Unlike some Merlots I've tasted, this wine from Bancroft has no hole in the middle.

Beringer's Bancroft Ranch vineyard is located at an elevation of 1,800 feet on Howell Mountain, a growing area with well-drained volcanic soils. In 1984, Howell Mountain became the first area within the Napa Valley appellation to be declared a separate... View More

Critical Acclaim

WS 93
Wine Spectator

RP 92
The Wine Advocate

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ST 91
International Wine Cellar

Beringer Vineyards

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Beringer Vineyards, , California
Beringer
No winery or vineyard more thoroughly embodies the timeless appeal and seductive flavor of Napa Valley than Beringer Vineyards, Napa's benchmark producer since the establishment of the vineyard in 1876.

Now in its third century of crafting classic wines from Napa's finest appellations and vineyards, Beringer today is guided by the inspired partnership of celebrated Winemaster Emeritus Ed Sbragia and Winemaker Laurie Hook. Together, they craft Napa Valley wines that speak eloquently of the rich heritage... View More